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History Key Dates Ship and Location Technical Staff

Radio New York International

Owners


Al Weiner and Joe Ferraro

International Ship Owners of Yonkers, New York – owned the Sarah


Opening Date

23rd July 1987 (tests)

Planned official start date 1st August 1987 (Never achieved)


15th October 1988 (tests)


Closing Date

27th July 1987 – ship forcibly boarded and seized by US authorities

17th October 1988  –following the issue of a temporary Restraining Order

Frequencies/Wavelengths

1987  

1620kHz  (185m) medium wave (AM)

103.1mHz FM

6240kHz shortwave

190kHz (1579m) longwave


1988   

1620kHz (185m)medium wave (AM)

Landbased Address

496 La Guardia Place

Suite 451

New York

NY 10012

Broadcasting Hours

The station only ever achieved test broadcasts for a few hours at a time

Sarah

Sarah

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Format

"Free form rock'n' roll - current hits and hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s."